June 21, 2013

Opening Brings Back Memories

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Holidays were always special during my childhood growing up in West Palm Beach, FL for all the reasons they are for most people but also because my family shared those special days every year with another family that we were very close to. Every year we would drive across town to get together with our […]

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December 3, 2012

HUD Updates Rules to Provide Native American Greater Access to Affordable Housing

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Today, HUD published updated regulations designed to provide greater access to affordable housing for Native Americans.  In 1996, Congress passed the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) which simplified and reorganized the system HUD used to provide housing assistance to Native American communities. NAHASDA created a more efficient block grant program that reduced […]

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November 12, 2012

HUD Honors Veteran’s Service by Serving Them

On this day — Veteran’s Day — let us raise our flags, not only because we love the United States of America, but to honor those who have risked their lives, lost their lives, to provide us access to the liberties we enjoy everyday. This country was built upon the shoulders of men and women […]

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August 24, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Promotes Administration Refinance Plan in Portland Stop, The Oregonian. The Sun-Sentinal publishes Florida Among the National Leaders in Home Re-Fi Applications. The Washington Post runs Defining A ‘Qualified’ Mortgage. “Mass. Gets $5.3m for homeless prevention,” Associated Press. “Homeless veterans summit aims to help vets get lives on track.” And, “Affordable rental […]

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August 13, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan writes Holding the Banks’ Feet to the Fire (Huffington Post). “Refinance Jump Rebuilds U.S. Savings as Growth Delayed: Economy,” Bloomberg. Bloomberg runs Homebuilder Stocks Surge with New Sales 50% Below Average. North Country Public Radio publishes NY Awards Funds to Housing Agencies. The Boston Globe writes Boston’s Homeless Court Help Defendants Get a […]

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